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Building Jaipur : the making of an Indian city / Vibhuti Sachdev and Giles Tillotson.

By: Sachdev, Vibhuti.
Contributor(s): Tillotson, Giles.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Reaktion Books Limited, 2002Description: 197 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9781861891372 (pbk.); 1861891377 (pbk.).Subject(s): Architecture -- India -- Jaipur -- History | Architecture, Modern | Jaipur (India) -- Buildings, structures, etcDDC classification: 720.9544 SAC Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
1. Conceptual Cities 2. A Time and a Place 3. The Courts of Ramachandra 4. Rules and Rulers 5. Delivering the Past 6. The Uses of Vastu Vidya.
Summary: "An architectural biography of a fascinating city, this book presents a history, and a new understanding, of the use and purpose of Indian architectural theory over the last 300 years."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Conceptual Cities
2. A Time and a Place
3. The Courts of Ramachandra
4. Rules and Rulers
5. Delivering the Past
6. The Uses of Vastu Vidya.

"An architectural biography of a fascinating city, this book presents a history, and a new understanding, of the use and purpose of Indian architectural theory over the last 300 years."--BOOK JACKET.

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